Posts Tagged ‘backs’

‘Stop the Steal’ Activist Ken Blackwell Backs State Voter Suppression, Slams Federal Voting Rights Legislation at Religious-Right Activist Conference

Organizers of the Family Research Council’s “Pray Vote Stand” conference for religious-right activists invited Kenneth Blackwell, who actively promoted former President Donald Trump’s false stolen-election claims after the 2020 election, to discuss “election reform.” Blackwell praised states that have passed restrictive voting laws this year while condemning federal voting rights legislation pending in Congress. FRC […]

Iran backs formation of inclusive government in Afghanistan, Raisi says

Iran backs formation of inclusive government in Afghanistan, Raisi says – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran supports the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan with the involvement of all ethno-religious groups, President Ebrahim Raisi said in a meeting on Thursday with Uzbek President Shaukat Mirzayev on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in […]

England Backs Down From Vaccine Passports (BBC)

Via BBC Plans to introduce vaccine passports for access into nightclubs and large events in England will not go ahead, the health secretary has said. Sajid Javid told the BBC: “We shouldn’t be doing things for the sake of it.” It was thought the plan, which came under criticism from venues and some MPs, would […]

Biden admin backs Texas, Florida districts on mask mandates

President Joe Biden s administration on Friday offered its full-throated support for local cities and school boards in Texas and Florida that are defying orders by their Republican governors that prohibit mask-wearing mandates in schools. In a pair of open letters from Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the administration condemned the orders from Govs. Greg Abbott […]

Top Brazilian General Reportedly Backs Bolsonaro Effort To Undermine 2022 Elections

For months, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has peddled conspiracy theories about the integrity of his country’s voting system, setting the stage for the embattled right-wing leader to question the results of next year’s elections if he loses. Bolsonaro has even claimed that if Brazil’s Congress does not alter the constitution to overhaul its election system […]

Yemen: Biden Shrugs Off Campaign Promise as US Backs New Saudi Offensive and AQAP Support

L-BAYDA, YEMEN — President Joe Biden gave a lot of people a sense of cautious optimism when he took to the campaign trail and promised to bring a swift end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The oil-rich monarchy, supported heavily by the United States, has been waging arguably the deadliest military campaign of the past […]

Supreme Court Backs Conservatives Against California Donor Disclosure

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of two conservative groups that challenged a California requirement that tax-exempt charities provide the state the identities of their top financial donors. The justices, in a 6–3 ruling, sided with the two nonprofit groups—the Americans for Prosperity Foundation and the Thomas More Law Center—in finding that the […]

UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1988 and the role played by President-elect Ebrahim Raisi as Tehran deputy prosecutor, Reuters reported. Javaid Rehman, in an interview with Reuters on Monday, said that over the years his […]

Trump backs Budd in North Carolina Senate race

North Carolina is expected to be one of the most competitive Senate races in the country next year as Democrats defend their 50-50 Senate majority. “I am giving him my complete and total endorsement. We’re going to work with him. We’re going to campaign with him,” Trump said Saturday night, before adding a subtle dig […]

White House Backs ‘Incredible’ Dr. Anthony Fauci; Refuses Comment on Explosive Emails

The White House declined to discuss newly revealed emails from Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday, defending the public health official who President Joe Biden elevated to a prominent position. “The president and the administration feel that Dr. Fauci has played an incredible role in getting the pandemic under control, being a voice to the public […]

McDonald’s Drive Thru Backs Up For Miles As Dr. Fauci Keeps Changing His Mind

McDonald’s Drive Thru Backs Up For Miles As Dr. Fauci Keeps Changing His Mind WASHINGTON, D.C.—A beltway McDonald’s caused a major traffic jam yesterday, as the drive-thru backed up for miles while Dr. Fauci spent several hours trying to decide the right order. “Ooo now does the Big Mac come with nuggets? No? Let’s do […]

Fauci Now ‘Not Convinced’ COVID-19 Developed Naturally, Backs Origin Probe

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci admitted that he is now “not convinced” that COVID-19 developed naturally, and called for deeper probe into the origins of the virus. Fauci, the head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), was asked by PolitiFact whether he was confident that the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) […]

Biden Urges Parent To Get Their Kids Vaccinated After CDC Backs Pfizer Covid Jab

President Biden is now pushing parents to get their children vaccinated, after the covid jab was authorized for kids as young as 12 years old. After a CDC advisory panel endorsed the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds on Wednesday, Biden told reporters: “This is one more giant step in our fight […]

House GOP leader says he backs ousting Cheney from No. 3 job

Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy publicly endorsed Rep. Elise Stefanik for the post of No. 3 leader, cementing party support of the Donald Trump loyalist over Rep. Liz Cheney an outspoken critic of the former president for promoting discredited claims that the 2020 election was stolen. House Republicans could vote as early as Wednesday to […]

Caitlyn Jenner Backs Amnesty for Illegal Aliens: ‘Absolutely’

Caitlyn Jenner, a transgender woman who is now a California gubernatorial candidate in the likely recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom, said in an interview that illegal aliens should have a pathway to citizenship. “I am for legal immigration, okay,” Jenner said in an interview with Dana Bash set to air on CNN on Monday […]

McCarthy Backs Ousting Liz Cheney from Leadership, Supports Stefanik

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said on this week’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” that he supported Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) taking over Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) leadership role. Host Maria Bartiromo said, “Do you have the votes to formally oust Liz Cheney?” McCarthy said, “Well, Maria, everyone in leadership serves at the pleasure […]

Trump backs Stefanik to replace Cheney

Trump’s endorsement of Stefanik (R-N.Y.) comes after House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) said on Wednesday morning that she should serve as the House GOP conference chair instead of Cheney (R-Wyo.). “Thank you President Trump for your 100% support for House GOP Conference Chair. We are unified and focused on FIRING PELOSI & WINNING in […]

Jenner backs transgender athlete ban for girls sports in schools

Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the fourth Women’s March in Los Angeles. | Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo By QUINT FORGEY 05/03/2021 09:52 AM EDT Updated: 05/03/2021 11:44 AM EDT Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, said in a new interview that female transgender athletes should be barred from competing on all-girls school sports teams. “This […]

House Democrat Facing Tight 2022 Race Backs Pelosi’s Comment That Border Is ‘On a Good Path’

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa), one of the more vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2022 midterm elections, told Iowa Public Radio in an interview last week that she agrees with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) remarks that the situation along the southern border is “on a good path,” even as the number of illegal immigrants […]

German election: CDU backs Armin Laschet as its candidate to succeed Merkel

Armin Laschet, leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU), on Monday evening secured the ticket to be his party’s candidate to succeed Angela Merkel in September’s election. Laschet won 77.5 per cent of the vote at an internal party meeting. His rival, Markus Söder, leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) — the CDU’s […]

Catholic priests group backs bill requiring Christian adoption agencies to place kids with LGBT adults

A group of Catholic priests has come out in support of a bill that would require all adoption agencies that receive federal funding to place children with same-sex couples. The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests, which describes itself as “a pastoral voice of compassion, hope and joy in our pilgrim church and world,” has expressed support for […]

‘They should be applauded’: Bernie Sanders backs union’s appeal of Amazon vote

Bernie Sanders, among several lawmakers who visited union organisers and Amazon workers in Alabama during a closely watched union vote, said he supports efforts to challenge the results after a majority of ballots opposed organising the warehouse in Bessemer. “It takes an enormous amount of courage to stand up and fight back, and they should […]

US announces $235mn aid package for Palestinians, backs 2-state solution to conflict with Israel

The US backs a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict and will restore some $235 million in aid to the Palestinians which was cut by former President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced. In a statement on Wednesday, Blinken said that the US’ economic, development, and humanitarian assistance to Palestine provides “critical […]

‘Safe & effective’: EU drugs regulator backs AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab, though ‘can’t definitively rule out’ blood clot link

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is continuing to study reports of rare blood clot events potentially linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine, but said on Thursday that the jab “is safe and effective in preventing Covid-19”. Following a review of the vaccine and reported rare incidents of blood clots among recipients, the EMA did not find a […]

Tom Cotton: Attorney General Merrick Garland Backs Biden’s ‘Extreme Open Borders Amnesty Agenda’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) says newly-confirmed Attorney General Merrick Garland will support President Joe Biden’s “extreme open borders amnesty agenda” as the head of the Department of Justice (DOJ). In a speech on the Senate floor, before the 70-30 vote, Cotton blasted Garland for refusing to answer questions in written statements regarding his position on […]

Egypt backs call to internationalize arbitration in Ethiopia dam dispute

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Blinken supports Israel holding Golan, but backs off recognizing sovereignty

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that under current conditions he supports Israel controlling the Golan Heights, but cast doubt on the legality of the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the strategic plateau. During an interview with CNN, Blinken was asked if the Biden administration would continue to “see […]

Otzma Yehudit head says Kahane was ‘holy’; backs expulsion of ‘disloyal’ Arabs

Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the far-right Otzma Yehudit party, said Thursday that the party’s late spiritual mentor, the extremist rabbi Meir Kahane, was “a holy man” and a “hero.” He clarified though in an interview with Channel 13 News that he does not agree with all the rabbi’s teachings. For instance, he does not […]

US Backs Al-Qaeda In Yemen

Above photo: Militants from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which has been supported by the US and Saudi Arabia in Yemen. While dubbing its Houthi enemies ‘terrorists’. The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile Washington and Saudi Arabia have […]

National Guard Turn Their Backs on Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day Motorcade | Biden Clearly Not In Real Oval Office + Trump walks by in window behind him |

The White House had to scrub this video from their YouTube Channel pretty quickly when it had hundreds of dislikes in only minutes of it’s posting. You are not going to see this video on CNN or CNBC or FOXNews, but during the motorcade portion of the Inauguration the Military Troops from the civilian branch […]

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